Directions: Choose the best words to complete each sentence. Some words are not used.

 a  able   absorb   accent   ache   add   adore   advise   aggravate   agony   ain’t   alike   along   ambitious   ancient   anxious   available   average   avoid  awesome

1. Don’t __________ those bees. They might attack you.

2. A letter grade of "B" on a report card indicates that a student’s work is above __________.

3. When will Carla be __________ to work next week?

4. They say that no two snowflakes are exactly __________.

5. You can’t help but __________ a new baby.

6. It’s difficult to understand the __________ that refugees experience unless you’ve been one.

7. Everyone loves Pierre’s French __________.

8. Ahmed is feeling a little __________ about a math test he has to take tomorrow.

9. I __________ you to develop your vocabulary in English. It takes a long time to do that.

10. __________ workers are usually the ones that get ahead in life.

11. Let’s walk __________ the shoreline and look for sea shells.

12. We had a totally ___________ time at the party.

13. There __________ no way I’m going to work today. I’m too sick.

14. Jonah is complaining of an _________ in his ear.

15. Dark colors __________ more energy from the sun than light colors.


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Answers: 1. aggravate; 2. average; 3. able; 4. alike; 5. adore; 6. agony; 7. accent; 8. anxious; 9. advise; 10. Ambitious; 11. along 12. awesome; 13. ain’t; 14. ache; 15. absorb


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